In 1820, as a defensive move,
— Fox River Trail —Fort Howard commander Colonel Joseph Smith moved the garrison to near this location, about a half-mile back from the shore. The high ridge on which the camp, dubbed "Camp Smith," was located provided good visibility and protection from disease - both advantages over the prior location of the fort (on the west side of the Fox River and three miles to the north). The new establishment was short-lived: in 1822, Colonel Pinkney took command of the fort, and the War Department ordered the garrison to move back to Fort Howard.
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|Date Added||Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 9:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 417999 N 4926186|
|Decimal Degrees||44.48433333, -88.03120000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 29.06', W 88° 1.872'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 29' 3.60" N, 88° 1' 52.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||920, 715|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2 Fox River Trail (Green Bay to Greenleaf), Allouez WI 54301, US|
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